Fake sites using tpf pages as search parameters

cola262

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I googled "bring LV to work" and saw that some fake sites are using the tpf contents (comments within a thread, scrambled a little) as search parameters, complete with the tile of a thread.

I remember googling something else a few days ago and accidentally clicking on one of those trying to get to tpf
 

indiaink

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^I'd love to see a screen shot - I just Googled with those terms and got tons of stuff about getting a job in Las Vegas - :biggrin:
 

Vlad

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Thanks for the note!

We've known of many sites scraping our forums and blogs for years. It sucks but very little can be done to block them from doing so.
 

Echoes

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This is where the SOPA/PIPA type efforts should be directed. It wouldn't be that hard to prevent this kind of thing.
 

indiaink

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Thanks - I guess I've seen that sort of thing before but since I know it's no good I don't go there - but for all the people WHO don't know, it would be good to keep that from happening... I just checked, and it happens on Bing, too.